Mastering Complexity with Dane Barlow (Part 1)

Mastering Complexity with Dane Barlow (Part 1) - RD Podcast Joining me on the show today is Dane Barlow, a world-class ceramist and board member for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In part one of our two-part interview, he shares his methods and experiences taking incredibly complex tasks, breaking them down into their individual components, and mastering them in a short amount of time.

Dane and I talk about dentistry, but mostly you’ll get to hear how he has developed a speed to skill development. From construction to business ownership and martial arts, Dane shares his story of transformation and insight on coming back from difficult times in life. He has managed to fit so much into his life, while still excelling at the things he takes on, so I know you’ll get a lot out of this conversation!

Key Quotes:

  • “I came to the conclusion that I was worth more dead than alive.”
  • “There was a whole period of my life where I had to learn to correct thought processes that were incorrect.”
  • “I was a fighter—I wasn’t going to give up. I was scrounging with everything I had to not get beat.”
  • “I say, ‘what do I want to accomplish?’ and then I find a way to do it.”
  • “If you have a dream goal and you work yourself like crazy, sometimes you’ll get there.”
  • “I was obsessed with obtaining the impossible, and anything I thought was right, I’d just do it.”
  • “I thought I was diversifying, but everything I did was tied into homeownership, and when home ownership disappeared, my businesses went to nothing.”
  • “If you’re doing something wrong, you add a coach.”
  • “I’m going to give back to other people, and I’m going to recognize when other people need some hope.”
  • “My dad said, ‘You’ll never be a hero’—but no, I’m sorry, but I’ve done it! I’ve done it.”
  • “You want to know the secret? There’s no secret. Do what successful people do, and then do all the things unsuccessful people won’t do, and don’t do the things that successful people wouldn’t do.”

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Fueling Your Fire with Mike “C-Roc” Ciorrocco

Fueling Your Fire with Mike “C-Roc” Ciorrocco - RD Podcast Through dealing with his parents’ complicated relationship, Mike “C-Roc” Ciorrocco learned an important life lesson: If you believe in something, stick to your guns. With that in the back of his mind, he knew he wanted to make something of himself and prove to others what he was made of. Today he joins the show to discuss how he is inspiring others through his business to see the greatness inside of themselves and use their past life events to fuel their fire.

Listen in as Mike shares the importance of surrounding yourself with people who support you in your vision and do not hold you back. You will learn why doing a self-audit every once in a while is crucial, why he likes to keep things simple, and his key components to creating a powerful culture.

Key Quotes:

  • “If you believe in something, stick to your guns.”
  • “I’m not a comeback coach. I am an indestructible, unstoppable coach.”
  • “You have to be clear with your intentions and goals.”
  • “Make sure that you give a clear and big vision of your goals for your team so they understand where you are going as a team.”
  • “If you’re not willing to get better, then you’re going to have to go somewhere else.”
  • “Getting clear on what you want in life and making life happen rather than just happening to you, waking up in the morning and just going through the routine… I’m not okay with that, and I don’t like seeing people go through that.”

 

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Finding Your Vivid Vision with Cameron Herold

Finding Your Vivid Vision with Cameron Herold - RD PodcastAt the age of 21, Cameron Herold had 14 employees, and by 35, he had helped build his first two $100 million companies. Now a bestselling author and speaker, as well as the mastermind behind the exponential growth of hundreds of companies, Cameron has touched thousands of businesses indirectly through his work. Today he joins the show to discuss how to set the foundation for your vision so that your goals can start becoming a reality.

Listen in as Cameron explains how to create a vivid business vision—without watering it down by having too many people trying to help you craft it. You will learn the importance of hiring motivated and accountable people, how to run highly-effective meetings, and more.

Key Quotes:

  • “Some people want to be a dentist, some want to be teachers—I wanted to be an entrepreneur right from the beginning.”
  • “I see every business similar to a jigsaw puzzle. That if you are going to be building that jigsaw puzzle, the most important thing you start with is the picture on the front of the box. What are we building? What is the vision we are going to be building?”
  • “Their job is to remember what [the vision] looks like. The team’s job is to figure out how to make it come true.”
  • “Dentists have gotten really good at not doing dentistry.”
  • “You don’t want to have a bunch of people help you craft your vivid vision because it becomes very watered down.”
  • “I have the big things in my calendar first… and then all the busy work fits in around it.”

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The Three Dysfunctions of a Dental Practice (Part 3)

This is part three of my series called “The Three Dysfunctions of a Dental Practice.” Before continuing with this episode, be sure to check out part one, where I talk about why dentists are looking for external solutions to their internal problems, and part two that covers a common false belief that many dentists have. In this third and final episode, I will discuss how dentists are often too busy working in their businesses and as a result, they fail to work on their businesses to give them the momentum that they need.

Listen in as I explain how to stop juggling every role and goal and trade it in for a structured and simplified framework that will help you be everything you need to be. And in order to get the greatest good from this training, I recommend that you take a look at the video training that latches directly on to today’s episode. It provides some great visuals and stories to help you understand why prioritization is so important and what might happen if you ignore this blueprint for your life and practice.

Enroll in your free video training here: How The Most Successful Dental Practice Owners Work Less & Make More Every Year

Key Quotes:

  • “If we have the intention and intensity to be really good at a role, the outputs will be much more favorable.”
  • “There are three activators to practice mastery: one is marketing, one is innovation, and one is cost control.”
  • “As the practice owner, you have a ton of roles, a ton of goals, and switching from one to the other is an exhausting process that leads to all sorts of problems like burnout and other ugly things.”
  • “The most important day in a businessperson’s life is the day they stop being a doer and start being a marketer.”
  • “If you become more valuable to the marketplace, you become less replaceable and that gives you options.”
  • “Your practice should deliver more time freedom and more financial freedom to you year after year.”

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The Three Dysfunctions of a Dental Practice (Part 2)

This is part two of my three-part series called “The Three Dysfunctions of a Dental Practice.” Before continuing with this episode, I encourage you to listen to part one, where I share why dentists are constantly looking for external solutions to their internal problems and how to fix this. Today I will be discussing the false belief many dentists have that their number one job is being a good clinician when it is actually being a good leader.

Listen in as I explain three activators that drive mastery within your practice: goodwill, case acceptance, and team building. You will learn the importance of building trust and rapport with your clients, how to create a “surprise and delight” aspect of your service, and how to ensure you have the right members on your team. If you are looking to grow your business and create long-lasting clients, this is the episode for you.

Enroll in your free video training here: How The Most Successful Dental Practice Owners Work Less & Make More Every Year

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Key Quotes:

  • “Everything you do is a marketing asset or a marketing liability.”
  • “A dental practice isn’t limited by its opportunities—it’s limited by its leader.”
  • “You can’t really fake trust, so you have to make sure that you and your team are working in your patient’s interest.”
  • “When it comes to team building, we have to make sure we have the right players on the team.”
  • “Ideal team players are hungry, humble, and smart.”

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